Opinion

Dark Tourism

Dark Tourism: Insensitive Escapade or Acknowledging Reality?

It has been called dark tourism, grief tourism, and black tourism. It is the touristic phenomenon driven by a morbid fascination with tragedy. Dark tourism is the act of visiting historical landmarks of suffering. Natural disasters, assassinations, conflict sites, and anything related to death, really. These places are simultaneously macabre reminders of the human condition, …

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Over-tourism Angkor Wat

Over-Touristed and Over It: An Opinion On Mass Tourism

Tourism has hit an all-time high and is reaching critical mass. Attractions, cities, and even countries, are putting their feet down in the face of overtourism with popular destinations like Barcelona, Santorini, and Dubrovnik proposing tourist caps. And it is not just in Europe, but all over the globe. It has all sparked an awful …

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